University of Siena
Department of Medical Biotechnologies

PhD Programme in

Genetics, Oncology and Clinical Medicine


Main location

The Administrative Offices of Doctorate in GenOMeC are located at University of Siena, Via del Rifugio 4.

The Director's Office and Scientific Secretary are held within the University Hospital of Siena, Viale Bracci 2, located 5 km north from Siena.

How to reach Siena

Siena is located in the heart of Tuscany, 75 km from Florence, 125 km from Pisa, 230 km from Rome. Below some information on how to reach Siena.

- By Train

Siena is connected to Chiusi railway station (for Rome) and Empoli (for Florence and Pisa). See the Italian Railways website for rates, routes and timetables. The railway station is about 2 km from the town centre and it can easily be reached by bus in a few minutes.

- By Bus

There are bus connections with several northern and southern cities. See the SENA website and the TIEMME website for rates, routes and timetables. Bus shuttle to the Roma Fiumicino and to the Pisa "G. Galilei" airports are also available.

How to reach the historical city centre

The historical centre of Siena is largely closed to traffic. The local bus company provides a shuttle service from the main exchange parking lots just outside the city center. See the provider website for rates, routes and timetables. A taxi dial is available at +39-0577-49222. See the taxi service website for rates and special prices for selected routes.

Map of Siena - front

Map of Siena - inside